Problem-based learning discussions (luncheon)

The Problem Based Learning Discussion (PBLD) session is held Thursday from 12:15-1:15 pm. 

  • This event qualifies for 1 CME credit hour.
  • Each topic is assigned a table of 10 with a moderator. Please select your topic early as many will sell out.
  • PBLDs are open to all registrants and include lunch. Cost is $90. Purchase your tickets online or at the Registration Desk.


Table Topic
PBLD-01 Implementing an ERAS Protocol for Ambulatory Total Joint Replacement
PBLD-02 How to Implement a Transitional Pain Service and Maximize Its Role in the Opioid Epidemic
PBLD-03 How to Implement a Quality Improvement Program
PBLD-04 (PMP) Insurance - Value-Based Contract: A Game-Changer for Your Practice
PBLD-05 (PMP) Marketing - How to Market My Pain Management Service: Challenges and Opportunities
PBLD-06 (PMP) Legislation - 2020 Update on Legislations and Regulations that Impact My Practice
PBLD-07 (PMP) Quality - The Outcomes that Matter in 2020
PBLD-08 To Stop or Not to Stop: Buprenorphine
PBLD-09 Opioid Reduction Strategies in the Opioid Tolerant Patient Presenting for Revision Spine Surgery
PBLD-10 The Value of PoCUS in Your Everyday Practice
PBLD-11 Does My Anesthetic and Postoperative Care Change Pain Outcomes?
PBLD-12 Yikes! My Patient is on Medical Marijuana: What Do I Tell Him When He is Having Surgery?
PBLD-13 Are Fascial Plane Blocks the New Epidural?
PBLD-14 Phrenic Nerve Palsy after an Interscalene Block: Diagnosis, Workup, Medico-Legal Challenges
PBLD-15 Education: How to Assess, Teach, and Give Feedback
PBLD-16 Opioid-Free Anesthesia: Has the Pendulum Swung Too Far?
PBLD-17 Controversies in Regional Anesthesia: To Block or Not to Block 
PBLD-18 RA and Phantom Limb Pain: Do Blocks Improve Outcome?
PBLD-19 Does Minimally Invasive Mean Minimal Pain?
PBLD-20 Safety: What We Have Learned from the PRAN Database